COVID-19 resource hub

Welcome to the Camden Coalition’s COVID-19 resource hub! Here you will find the latest local information and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local vaccination sites and pop-up events

The spreadsheet below is updated on a weekly basis with new information about COVID-19 services and resources available in Camden city. While we make every effort possible to ensure that the data is up-to-date, resource and event information continues to change quickly and often so we suggest checking back often.

If you have questions about any of the services listed here, please call them directly. For more information about other services in South Jersey, visit our My Resource Pal website.

Ongoing vaccination sites (Camden city)

Last updated Vaccination site Site address Main number Vaccination process (appts, walk-up, etc.) Vaccine type Eligibility/required documentation More info 
8/5/21 Rite Aid 2 S. Broadway, Camden, NJ 08103 (856)963-9311 Vaccination walk-ins are available everyday from 10am – 6pm.  Appointments are available from 10am – 6 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Moderna Government ID and Insurance Card

18+. 

Riteaid.com/covid19
7/29/21 Bells 1201 Haddon Ave, Camden, NJ 08103 (856)963-4742 Walk-ins available Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm J&J & Moderna Requires all recipients to fill out an informed consent form, accepts most documentation along with any type of proof of insurance, or ID. 

Will provide vaccines to patients who are undcoumented

5/7/21 Farmacia San Antonio 2317 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08105 Schedule in person.  ID / Proof of insurance
8/5/21 Miguel’s Pharmacy 3213 River Rd, Camden, NJ 08105 856-757-0200 Vaccinations are given  on Thursdays only from 10 – 4. Walk-ins are welcome! Appointments can be scheduled by calling 856-757-0200. J&J and Moderna
8/5/21 Doganiero’s Pharmacy 1552 Mt Ephraim Ave, Camden, NJ 08104 (856)966-4400 Call to make an appointment. Appointments available Mon – Fri 12 – 5pm and Saturday 11:30am to 1:30pm. Walk-ins are also welcome (until 4pm on weekdays and 1pm on Saturday) and will be issued based on availability. J&J and Moderna ID and RX prescription card or Medicaid or Medicare insurance card.
10/13/21 Kroc Center 1865 Harrison Avenue, Camden, NJ 08105 (856)225-6141 Thursdays- 2:00pm – 5:30 pm. Proof of New Jersey residency  flyer
6/11/21 CAMcare CAMcare Gateway – 817 Federal Street,

CAMcare East – 2610 Federal Street,

CAMcare Clementon – 121 White Horse Pike,

CAMcare Paulsboro – 1315 N Delaware Street

(856) 583-2400, press 0* Walk-ins available, Monday – Friday 9am – 12pm.

Appointments made in morning 9am – 2pm

J&J for walk-ins, Pfizer for children by appointment only, Moderna for adults by appointment  Photo ID and insurance card
12/1/21 Project HOPE 856-968-2320 Covid Testings are offered Monday-Friday from 9:00AM-12:00PM, no appointment necessary. Primary Vaccines, Boosters & Third Doses of Moderna/Pfizer/J &J, M-F, 1:00PM-4:30PM, no appointment necessary.  Offers Primary Vaccines, Boosters & Third Doses of Moderna/Pfizer/J&J. The Pfizer vaccine for the peds population is available for ages 5-17 y/o. Everyone is eligible for the Covid vaccine. Individuals are asked to bring their Photo I.D. & Insurance Cards, however, an individual would NOT be turned away without it. Peds population must be accompanied by parent or guardian & the parent/guardian must have the birth certificate.  Flyer
5/11/21 Camden County Homebound vaccine program Call COVID-19 hotline at 856-549-0530 to be put on the list
10/12/21 Osborn 1601 Haddon Ave. Camden NJ  Thursdays 8:30 – 4:00PM. Please contact 1-877-719-0060 to set up an appointment. Moderna (Booster is now available on Thursdays by appointment)  18+  Vaccines are offered to Osborn patients as well as the general community. Now Providing Moderna  3rd dose and Moderna Booster doses to eligible recipients 18 years or older.   https://osbornfamilyhealthcenter.com/
8/5/21 Rite Aid 1426 Mt Ephraim Ave, Camden, NJ 08104 (856)541-7648 Moderna appointments are available Tuesday – Friday at 10am – 7pm and on Saturday 10am – 2pm   Moderna Government ID and Insurance Card

18+ 

Riteaid.com/covid19

Other COVID resources

Resource Organization Eligibility How to Access Flyer
Free/discounted rides to vaccination sites Lyft & 2-1-1 Available to everyone Call 2-1-1 Ride United Flyer

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Camden Coalition Medical Director Jubril Oyeyemi addresses common concerns about the vaccines in the videos below.

COVID-19 FAQs

How is COVID-19 spread?

COVID-19 spreads when an infected person breathes out droplets and very small particles that contain the virus. These droplets and particles can be breathed in by other people or land on their eyes, noses, or mouth. In some circumstances, they may contaminate surfaces they touch. People who are closer than 6 feet from the infected person are most likely to get infected.

Types of Spread

COVID-19 is spread in three main ways

  • Breathing in the air when close to an infected person who is exhaling small droplets and particles that contain the virus.
  • Having these small droplets and particles that contain viruses land on the eyes, nose, or mouth, especially through splashes and sprays like a cough or sneeze.
  • Touching eyes, nose, or mouth with hands that have the virus on them.

 What can I do to slow the spread of COVID-19?

Who should get tested for COVID-19?

The following people should get tested for COVID-19:

  • People who have symptomsof COVID-19.
  • Most people who have had close contact(within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period) with someone with confirmed COVID-19.
  • Fully vaccinated people should be tested 3-5 days following a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result.
  • People who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 3 months and recovered do not need to get tested following an exposure as long as they do not develop new symptoms.
  • Unvaccinated people who have taken part in activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19 because they cannot physically distance as needed to avoid exposure, such as travel, attending large social or mass gatherings, or being in crowded or poorly-ventilated indoor settings.

How do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Find a COVID-19 Vaccine: Search vaccines.gov, text your zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.

There are several ways you can look for vaccination providers near you.

  • Visit govto find vaccination providers near you. Learn more about COVID-19 Vaccination locations.
  • Text your zip code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233 to find vaccine locations near you.
  • Check your local pharmacy’s website to see if vaccination appointments are available. Find out which pharmacies are participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.
  • Contact your state health departmentto find additional vaccination locations in the area.
  • Check your local news outlets. They may have information on how to get a vaccination appointment.
  • People who have been asked or referred to get tested by their healthcare provider, or statetribal, or territorial health department.

CDC recommends that anyone with any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection. If you get tested because you have symptoms or were potentially exposed to the virus, you should stay away from others pending test results and follow the advice of your health care provider or a public health professional.

What is the COVID-19 Delta variant and am I at risk?

  • COVID-19, like most viruses, constantly change and become more diverse.
  • The Delta variant is highly contagious, nearly twice as contagious as previous variants.
  • The greatest risk of transmission is among unvaccinated people who are much more likely to contract, and therefore transmit the virus.
  • Fully vaccinated people with Delta variant breakthrough infections can spread the virus to others. However, vaccinated people appear to be infectious for a shorter period. This means fully vaccinated people are likely infectious for less time than unvaccinated people.
  • The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19, including the Delta Variant, is to get vaccinated. Find a COVID-19 vaccine.

Will I need a COVID-19 booster?

  • Booster shots are not currently available. The Department of Health and Human Services announced a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) are conducting an independent evaluation to determine the safety and effectiveness of a booster dose.
  • The goal is for people to start receiving a COVID-19 booster shot beginning in the fall, with individuals being eligible starting 8 months after they received their second doseof an mRNA vaccine (either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna).

Additional Resources

Featured resources

Below are helpful guides for providers on talking to patients about getting vaccinated and connecting with patients during a pandemic.

Stay in the know

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#Complexcare programs are increasingly benefiting from consumer engagement initiatives, but are the consumers benefiting too? Get recommendations for creating mutually beneficial consumer partnerships in this research brief: https://bit.ly/engaging-consumers #healthcare

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#COVIDvaccine #GetVaccinated #Omicron

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Share your expertise with a national audience! Open call for webinar proposals on #complexcare: how are you improving care for people with complex health and social needs?

Submit your proposal by 1/13: http://www.nationalcomplex.care/events

#Wearables provide a way to continuously track physiological & behavioral metrics before, through, & after having COVID. Do you qualify for a free wearable through the @detect_study? Learn more at http://detect.scripps.edu

Research by scientists at @ScrippsDTC suggests #wearables can help track pts’ recovery from #COVID19, providing insights into long-term effects. Learn more about receiving a free wearable through the @detect_study: http://detect.scripps.edu

Open call for #complexcare webinar proposals! Priority given to those with a community member or complex care consumer as a primary presenter. Share your work with the field—apply by 1/13: http://www.nationalcomplex.care/events

** HAPPENING NOW

COVID-19 Vaccine Event at the Cherry Hill Mall — 11a-5p

Free COVID vaccines for anyone 5 and older. No appointments needed! All three vaccines available.

@NJDeptofHealth @CooperHealthNJ #GetVaccinated

** COVID-19 Vaccine Event at the Cherry Hill Mall

TODAY Sunday, Dec. 12 — 11a-5p

Free COVID vaccines for anyone 5 and older. No appointments needed! All three vaccines available.

@NJDeptofHealth @CooperHealthNJ #GetVaccinated

#Wearables provide a way to continuously track physiological & behavioral metrics before, through, & after having COVID. Do you qualify for a free wearable through the @detect_study? Learn more at http://detect.scripps.edu

** HAPPENING NOW

COVID-19 Vaccine Event at the Cherry Hill Mall — 11a-5p

Free COVID vaccines for anyone 5 and older. No appointments needed! All three vaccines available.

@NJDeptofHealth @CooperHealthNJ #GetVaccinated

** COVID-19 Vaccine Event at the Cherry Hill Mall

TODAY Saturday, Dec. 11 — 11a-5p

Free COVID vaccines for anyone 5 and older. No appointments needed! All three vaccines available.

@NJDeptofHealth @CooperHealthNJ #GetVaccinated

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